Academic Calendar: Preparatory School

September 2018

Thursday, September 6 – Sunday, September 9
Fall Placement and Seating Auditions

Friday, September 14
Sr MYWE, Jr MYWE, MYWE CB begin
Friday Baroque Ensembles begin

Saturday, September 15
First Day of Fall Semester
Classical and CI Ensemble Rehearsals, classes and lessons begin
Jazz Classes begin

Friday, September 21
CHIPS rehearsals begin 

Saturday, September 22
Jazz Ensembles begin
NEC College Fair 2:00 - 5:00 PM

Saturday, September 29
Jazz Lessons begin
Chamber music rehearsals start

October 2018

Saturday, October 6
Registration Deadline: late fees incurred after today
Brass Workshop

Saturday, October 13
Prep Concerto Competition Applications Due
Woodwind Workshop
Brass Workshop

Saturday, October 20
Voice Workshop, 12:00 PM
Woodwind Recital

Saturday, October 27
Voice Recital, 12:00 PM

November 2018

Sunday, November 4
Concerto Competition Preliminaries, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Baroque Competition 

Thursday, November 8
YS Concert 7:30 PM in Jordan Hall

Saturday, November 10
Brass Workshop 10:00 - 11:00 AM 

Sunday, November 11
Concerto Competition Finals, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
YC/CSO West Side Story 4:00 PM at Kresge Auditorium

Thursday, November 15
YPO and CHIPS Concert, 7:30 PM in Jordan Hall

Saturday, November 17
Suzuki Concert 10:15 AM in Brown Hall
Helen Callus Masterclass (Viola) 12:00 - 2:00 PM in Keller Room 

Wednesday, November 21 – Sunday, November 25
Thanksgiving Vacation No Events, Classes, Lessons, or Rehearsals

December 2018

Saturday, December 1
Voice Workshop 12:00 PM
Clarinet Consort and Trombone Choir Concert 12:00 PM in Plimpton
Children's Choruses Concert 4:00 PM in Jordan Hall

Sunday, December 2
Cello Choir and SCO Concert 8:00 PM in Jordan Hall

Saturday, December 8
Jazz Recitals
Voice Recital 11:00 AM-1:00 PM
A Far Cry Competition 12:00 - 2:00 PM 
YBE Concert 12:00 PM 

Friday, December 14
YJO Concert 8:00 PM in Brown Hall

Saturday, December 15
Jazz Recitals
JRO/YRO Concert 1:00 PM in Jordan Hall
Piano Seminar Recital 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM in Pierce Hall
YWC/YC/CAM Concert 7:00 PM at the Church of the Covenant

Monday, December 17
MYWE CB & Jr. MYWE Concert 7:30 PM in Jordan Hall

Tuesday, December 18
Sr MYWE Concert, 7:30 PM in Jordan Hall

Saturday, December 22
Winter String Orchestra Festival 12:00 PM in Jordan Hall
No classical classes, lessons and ensembles
Jazz classes/ensembles will meet

Sunday, December 23 – Friday, January 4
Winter Vacations No Prep classes, lessons, or rehearsals

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January 2019

Saturday, January 5
Jazz Recitals
Saturday rehearsals, lessons, and classes resume
No STO, PSO, SRO rehearsals

Friday, January 11
Sr MYWE, Jr MYWE, MYWE CB, and Friday Baroque Ensembles resume
A Far Cry Performance with Prep Students 

Saturday, January 12
Jazz Recitals
Woodwind Workshop 12:00 PM

Sunday, January 13
Baroque Ensembles Concert 11:30 AM in Williams Hall

Saturday, January 19 - Prep Spring Semester Begins 
Chamber Music Workshops
Brass Workshop 10:00 - 11:00 AM
CI Mashup 7:00 PM in Eben Jordan Hall

Saturday, January 26
Woodwind Workshop
Harp Recital 11:30 AM in Williams Hall

Sunday, January 27
Chamber Music Festival, 9:00 AM-5:00 PM in Pierce Hall, Williams Hall, Brown Hall & Keller Room
YS Concert, 8:00 PM in Jordan Hall

February 2019

Friday, February 1 – Sunday, February 3
Contemporary Music Festival

Saturday, February 2
Woodwind Recital 

Tuesday, February 5
YRO/YPO Concert, 7:30 PM in Jordan Hall

Sunday, February 10
All Chorus Concert 2:00 PM in Jordan Hall

Saturday, February 16
Prep Winter Vacation – No classes, lessons or rehearsals

March 2019

Saturday, March 2
First date for scheduling required spring student recitals
Brass Workshop 10:00 - 11:00 AM 

Saturday, March 9
Spring Break – No classes, lessons, or rehearsals

Saturday, March 16
Voice Workshop 12:00 - 1:00 PM
First date for scheduling non-required spring student recitals

Saturday, March 23
Voice Recital 12:00 - 1:00 PM

April 2019

Saturday, April 6
Woodwind Workshop

Saturday, April 13
Woodwind Recital
Brass Workshop 10:00 - 11:00 AM

Saturday, April 20
Voice Workshop 12:00 - 1:00 PM 

Sunday, April 28
YPO Concert 8:00 PM in Jordan Hall

May 2018

Saturday, May 4
Jazz Evaluation Day
Harp Recital 11:30 AM
CI Mashup 7:00 PM in Eben Jordan Hall

Sunday, May 5 – Saturday, May 18
Large Ensemble Auditions

Sunday, May 5
Cello Choir Concert, 8:00 PM in Jordan Hall

Wednesday, May 8
YS Concert, 7:30 PM in Jordan Hall

Saturday, May 11
Evaluation Day – No private lessons, chamber music, piano seminar, eurhythmics (Suzuki Ensemble and Jazz classes/lessons etc. will run as usual)
Jazz Recitals

Sunday, May 12
Baroque Ensemble Concert 11:00 AM in WilliamsHall

Wednesday, May 15
Clarinet Consort and MYWE 7:30 PM in Jordan Hall

Thursday, May 16
CHIPS Concert, 7:30 PM in Jordan Hall

Saturday, May 18
Make up lessons and classes
Make up evaluation day
Piano Seminar Recital 1:00 PM in Williams Hall
Voice Recital 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM in Plimpton
Children's Chorus Concert 4:00 PM in Plimpton 
Chamber Music Workshops
Jazz Recitals

Monday, May 20
Trombone Choir, and MYWE Concert Band Concert, 7:30 PM in Jordan Hall

Tuesday, May 21
Youth Brass Ensemble and Jr MYWE Concert, 7:30 PM in Jordan Hall

Wednesday, May 22
YJO Concert, 7:30 PM in Jordan Hall

Thursday, May 23
YC, YWC Camerata, SCO Concert 7:30 PM in Jordan Hall

Saturday, May 25
Chamber Music Festival
Composition Recital, 7:30 PM Eben Jordan Hall
Jazz Recitals
No orchestra or chorus rehearsals

June 2018

Saturday, June 1
Graduation and Awards Ceremony 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Williams Hall
Makeup Chamber Recitals 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Keller Room

Monday, June 3
Chamber Gala Concert, 7:00 PM in Jordan Hall

Saturday, June 8
Spring Festival: STO, PSO, SRO, YRO Concert 12:00 - 4:00 PM in Jordan Hall
YRO/JRO Concert 8:00 PM in Jordan Hall
No classes, lessons, or rehearsals.